Residential Counselor II- 8P-8A Sat & Sun Second Street, Wed Grant

Mental Health Center Of Denver Denver , CO 80208

Posted 2 months ago

Job Description:

POSITION SUMMARY: Facilitate and work with consumers on a variety of activities of daily living (ADLs) needed for consumers to become more self-sufficient and move toward recovery. Additionally, you will facilitate group therapy, manage intakes/discharges, monitor medications, create a safe environment for the consumers, help coordinate treatment, and advocate for individuals with severe and persistent mental illness. Responsible for direct service care to consumers as part of a multi-disciplinary team.

ESSENTIAL JOB FUNCTIONS:

  • Provide individual psychotherapy with consumers to provide support and insight.

  • Facilitate group therapy sessions within the house.

  • Coordinate clinical care with case management services and other services both inside and outside of MHCD.

  • Assess consumers throughout the workday, and provide appropriate interventions.

  • Encourage, support, and train consumers in activities of daily living (ADLs) - teaching consumers about hygiene, help make appointments, show how to do household duties/chores, such as cooking, cleaning, etc.

  • As part of a multi-disciplinary system, help facilitate the treatment and continuity of clinical care.

  • Complete intake and discharge tasks for consumers being place in the house as new residents or moving out of the house.

  • Maintain household safety in regard to a variety of household chores and activities, such as cooking, cleaning, and laundry.

  • Document all significant consumer interactions toward recovery and continuity of care.

  • Complete necessary clinical documentation, such as the daily log, consumer record, and medication records.

  • Respond to consumer and building emergencies, and facilitate appropriate interventions. In emergency situations, contact other residential staff, your supervisor, or other clinicians when needed.

  • Advocate for acceptance and integration of individuals with mental illness within the neighborhood and community in which they live.

  • Required to attend scheduled team meetings.

  • Perform other duties as assigned.

Job Requirements

EDUCATION:

Bachelor's Degree in social work, psychology, human services, or related field.

CERTIFICATIONS:

QMAP (Qualified Medication Administration Person)

CPR & First Aid

Physical and TB required. (must be completed prior to hire, and maintained during employment)

EXPERIENCE:

One year experience in mental health or human services preferred. Must be 21 yrs. of age to apply.

SKILLS AND COMPETENCIES:

  • Excellent communication, organizational, and clinical skills:

  • Must be able to multi-task and prioritize.

  • Attention to detail in regard to clinical information.

  • Must have a clear understanding of personal boundaries and be confident and self-assured in a variety of situations.

  • Have the ability to de-escalate tense situations, and remain calm.

  • Possess a high level of energy, with a positive and creative attitude.

  • Knowledge and understanding of trauma-informed care principles/practices.

SUPERVISORY RESPONSIBILITIES:

None

MACHINES AND EQUIPMENT TO BE USED:

Computer, telephone, facsimile, and other machines found in a residential facility.

TYPICAL PHYSICAL DEMANDS:

Requires sitting, standing, bending, lifting. Must be able to perform a variety of household tasks, climb stairs, move throughout the house, and quickly respond to emergencies. May require lifting 50 pounds.

WORKING CONDITIONS:

Must meet qualifications under Chapter 7 of the Residential Care Facilities - Mentally Ill requirements. Shift work and/or weekend work is required. Certain programs may require a Class "S" driver's license.


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